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Moscow bomb threat prompts evacuation of 7,000 students

A phoned-in bomb threat prompted the evacuation of 7,000 students at the Moscow Aviation Institute on Tuesday. Bomb-sniffing dogs are being used to investigate all 12 buildings.
Posted By JC Finley Follow @JC_Finley Contact the Author   |   Feb. 11, 2014 at 10:22 AM

MOSCOW, Feb. 11 (UPI) -- A bomb threat prompted the evacuation of 7,000 students at the Moscow Aviation Institute on Tuesday.

Moscow police reported that the phoned-in threat was specific to one of the Institute's buildings. Out of an abundance of caution, authorities evacuated all 12 of the Institute's buildings. Bomb-sniffing dogs are being used in the investigation.

Moscow is approximately 1,000 miles north of the Sochi Winter Olympics venue.

[CNN]

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